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SYSLOGD(1) User Commands SYSLOGD(1)

syslogd - manual page for syslogd 1.31.1

syslogd [OPTIONS]

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

System logging utility

-n
Run in foreground
-R HOST[:PORT]
Log to HOST:PORT (default PORT:514)
-L
Log locally and via network (default is network only if -R)
-C[size_kb]
Log to shared mem buffer (use logread to read it)
-K
Log to kernel printk buffer (use dmesg to read it)
-O FILE
Log to FILE (default: /var/log/messages, stdout if -)
-s SIZE
Max size (KB) before rotation (default 200KB, 0=off)
-b N
N rotated logs to keep (default 1, max 99, 0=purge)
-l N
Log only messages more urgent than prio N (1-8)
-S
Smaller output
-t
Strip client-generated timestamps
-D
Drop duplicates
-f FILE
Use FILE as config (default:/etc/syslog.conf)
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